'Harpur1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Harpur of Rushall

                               
Richard le Harpur
1. Hugh le Harpur (a temp Henry I who r. 1100-1135)
  A. Hugh le Harpur (a temp Henry II who r. 1154-1189)
  i. Roger le Harpur
  a. Gilbert le Harpur of Chesterton, Warwickshire
m. Hawise de Elmedon (dau/heir of Walter de Elmedon, cousin.heir of Robert de Brock of Chesterton)
  (1) Hugh le Harpur
  (2) Gilbert le Harpur (a temp Edward I who r. 1272-1307)
  m. Isolda Lisle (dau of _ Lisle of Moxhull)
  (A) John le Harpur (dsp)
  m. Joan Vernon (dau of Richard Vernon of Harleston)
  (B) Richard le Harpur
  m. Alice de Culy (dau of Roger de Culy)
  (i) John le Harpur
  m. Isabel Appleby (dau of Sir Robert Appleby)
  Wotton identifies John (& Isabel) as progenitors of the Harpurs of Rushall in Staffordshire and reports that "the first of this family mentioned there" was the undermentioned Sir John. Visitation (Staffordshire, 1583) shows that John died 03.07.1464. Provisionally, we presume that there was (just) one intermediary generation.
  (a) ?? Harpur
  ((1)) Sir John Harpur of Rushall, Staffordshire (d 03.07.1464) - continued below
  m. Eleanor Grober (dau/heir of William Grober of Rushall)

 

 

Sir John Harpur of Rushall, Staffordshire (d 03.07.1464) - continued above
m. Eleanor Grober (dau/heir of William Grober of Rushall)
1. William Harpur of Rushall
m. Margaret Cook (dau/heir of Henry Cook of Catthorp (by dau/heir of Sir Geffrey Allesley of Warwickshire) son of John of Lilleburne)
  A. Sir John Harpur of Rushall
  m. Margaret Bromley (dau/coheir of Sir John Bromley)
  i. Robert Harpur
  a. daughter
  m1. Sir Anthony Kingston
  m2. Sir Richard Egerton
  ii. Dorothy Harpur
  m. Thomas Hord of Hord Park
  a. Frances Hord (dsp)
  m. Thomas Farmour
  iii. Elizabeth Harpur
m. William Leigh of Wellington, Shawell & Rushall
  B. Humphrey Harpur
  m. Elizabeth Stokes
  i. Walter Harpur of Chinnor, Oxfordshire
  m. Mary Blunt (dau of Henry Blunt)
  a. Thomas Harpur
  m. Cicelie Coleir (dau of Robert Coleir of Darlaston)
  (1) Edward Harpur
m. Dorothy Parker (dau of Thomas Parker of Kent)
  (2) Mary Harpur
  m. Sir Thomas Shirley
  C. Nicholas Harpur
  i. John Harpur
  a. George Harpur
  D. Dorothy Harpur
  m. Sir John Ferrers of Tamworth
  E. Anna Harpur possibly a "natural daughter"
m. John Wyrley of Hondesworth (not Whitley of Honnesworth)
  F. daughter
  m. Thomas Newnham
  G. daughter
  m. William Cokaine
2. Richard Harpur
3. Henry Harpur father or grandfather of ...
  A. Richard Harpur of Swarkston, Derbyshire (d 27.01.1573, judge)
  m. Jane Findern (dau of George Findern of Findern, sister/heir of Thomas)
  B. John Harpur or Harper or Harp of Berienherbert, Devon (bur 06.05.1558) probably of this generation
  m. Jone Smale (bur 30.09.1565, dau/heir of _ Smale of Berenbert)
4. Agnes Harpur possibly of this generation
  m. Richard Congreve of Stretton

Main source(s): Wotton (Kimber & Johnston, vol 1, 'Harpur of Calke', p255+) with a little support from Visitation (Glover (Glazebrook 1883), Staffordshire, 1583, 'Leigh, Rushall, Bowles, etc.')
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